Reverse Mortgages: A Salvation For Seniors?

November 21st, 2012

In recent months, we have seen a growing number of celebrities on TV promoting reverse mortgages. In today’s economy, many retirees are faced with mounting debt and inadequate incomes. For many, their home is their most valuable, and perhaps only, asset, but it is also their home and they really don’t want to sell it. […]

The Latest Scam—Don’t be a Victim!

March 20th, 2012

Last month, we cautioned you about Internet scams aimed at tricking you into divulging information that will compromise your identity. That article described how Internet crooks disguise themselves as the IRS in an attempt to steal your identity. The IRS is not the only disguise these scammers use. They pretend to be attorneys representing estates, […]

Don’t Be Scammed By Tax Season Cyber Criminals

February 14th, 2012

Now that tax season is upon us, so are the e-mail scammers pretending to be the IRS. Most of these scams fraudulently use the IRS name, logo, and/or website header as a lure to make the communication appear more authentic and enticing. They lead you to believe you had a refund of some sort coming […]

Beware of a New Fraud Risk!

November 13th, 2010

There is a fraud risk related to the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) that you need to be aware of. Always remember that the IRS does not initiate taxpayer contact by e-mail.  Therefore, if you receive an e-mail that appears to be from a tax agency telling you that your federal electronic funds transfer (EFT) […]

IRS Alerts Public to New Identity Theft Scams

August 4th, 2009

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds consumers to avoid identity theft scams that use the IRS name, logo or Web site in an attempt to convince taxpayers that the scam is a genuine communication from the IRS. Scammers may use other federal agency names, such as the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In an […]

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